Post Basic Haemodialysis Nursing Programme

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Post-Basic Haemodialysis Nursing Programme is a programme whereby registered staff nurses may develop skills; knowledge and attitude which makes them part of a safe, effective, efficient and caring team.

Graduation ceremony of a  Post Basic Haemodialysis Course. Seated 4th from left is Dr. Thiruventhiran Thilaganathan, Training Committee Chairman Graduation ceremony of a Post Basic Haemodialysis Nursing Programme

RM 6,500.00 (A non-refundable deposit of RM500.00 is payable within 14 days from the letter of acceptance from NKF as per usual)

Period of training is 6 months

C-23-03, Block C, 3-Two Square, Jalan 19/1, 46100 Petaling Jaya

Entry Requirements
  • Registered with the Nursing Board Malaysia.

  • Possess a current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) for nurses.

  • Minimum two (2) years clinical working experience.

  • Possess three (3) months experience in haemodialysis.

  • The candidate must be certified medically fit by a registered medical practitioner within one (1) month from commencement of the programme.

  • The candidate with any of the following medical conditions cannot be admitted into the programme such as:

    1. HIV / AIDS

    2. Hepatitis B

    3. Hepatitis C

    4. Mental health disorders

    5. Epilepsy

    6. Colour blindness

  • The candidate must not have any physical disabilities or impaired senses that hinder nursing dexterity.

  • Pregnancy is not allowed throughout the course.

  • The candidate must have full secondment and a form of endorsement from their relevant authority, which must be attached with the applications.

Course subjects

  • Applied renal physiology

  • Principles of dialysis

  • Haemodialysis procedure and nursing care

  • Infection control

  • Dietary aspects and chronic haemodialysis

  • Rehabilitative aspects on chronic haemodialysis

  • Ethical issues in dialysis

  • Principles of management

  • Basic Helping skills in counselling

  • Adequacy of dialysis

  • Water treatment and its short-term and long-term complications

Since the course kicked-off in 2005, there are about 900 staff nurses and assistant medical officers who have successfully completed the course with 100% passes to date.


Activity Highlights
  • Clinical experience will be gained primarily at NKF centres under local preceptors. An educational visit to water treatment plant will also be arranged for the students.

  • Attachment to government hospitals under the Ministry of Health of Malaysia for 15 days.

Upon course completion, Certificate of Post Basic Haemodialysis Nursing will be awarded.

Target Audience
Staff Nurses

Training Program
The course will be conducted on a full time basis at the National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia (NKFM) Training Centre, Petaling Jaya.

For more information, kindly contact us at Tel 03 79602301/02, Fax : 03 79602359 or email to

Correspondence Address: No. 70, National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia, Jalan 14/29, 46100 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan.